The Department of Conservation in conjunction with regional, city and district councils nationwide have produced a series of regional guides to environmentally friendly gardening. They provide information about the most serious weeds in each region and what non-weedy plants can be used in their place.
The following links take you to the books or provide more information about what is available in each region.
- Waikato (4MB)
- Bay of Plenty (4.5MB)
- East Coast-Hawke’s Bay (2.5MB)
- Canterbury (2.5MB)
- Southland (2.7MB)